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Fri Jun 28, 2013, 09:29 PM

Statement from Martha Northington's Atty & The Officer Affidavit On Her Arrest In Senate Chamber

According to documents provided by Travis County, Martha Northington the 74 year old woman arrested in the Texas Senate gallery after Wendy Davis' filibuster was cut short was formally charged with "assault by contact" and "resisting arrest". This was after charges of felony assault were reduced by presiding magistrate. If convicted of the original charge of felony "assault on an officer", which is the standard charge for assault on a uniformed officer, Ms. Northington would have, at least temporarily, lost her right to vote. The irony in this is self evident...

http://www.burntorangereport.com/diary/13717/statement-from-martha-northingtons-atty-the-officer-affidavit-on-her-arrest-in-senate-chamber

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Cooley Hurd Jun 2013 #1

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Fri Jun 28, 2013, 09:33 PM

1. "assault by contact"

Um, Officers... whom contacted whom first?

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